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Vitamins & Minerals
NattoPharma (Oslo, Norway) unveiled its latest vitamin K2 innovation yet at this year’s SupplySide West trade show: the industry’s first and only full-spectrum vitamin K2 ingredient that comprehensively provides menaquinones (MK) 6, 7, 8, and 9, all vital to heart health.
Many have forgotten how essential magnesium is for good health—and how a deficiency could result in myriad issues.
New study results recently presented at June’s International Conference on Children’s Bone Health in Germany indicate that children with low vitamin K2 status may be at greater risk of developing low-energy bone fractures.
The company says the research will be the first to study the impact of MenaQ7 vitamin K MK-7 on calcium metabolism in vivo.
ArteroProtect vitaminK2 and octacosanol supplement may lower LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, and raise HDL cholesterol.
The company has gone back to its roots with soy-based vitamin K2 MK-7 and is expanding its MenaQ7 line with this newly formulated ingredient, which is developed by a Bacillus subtilis fermentation process and a soy protein substrate.
Brands are launching more and more oral and topical natural products in the skin health category thanks to the volume of science available to support their efficacy.
Quicksilver Scientific’s liposomal delivery systems star in three new launches, including a liquid multivitamin, an energy supplement, and a hemp CBD serum.
A pilot study showed that a supplement containing EVTene, a mixed-carotenoid complex, effectively modulated abdominal adiposity and levels of cell-signaling proteins known as adipokines in obese children.